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Velesto Drilling drilling rig contracted by ConocoPhillips

The contract is for the provision of the NAGA 7 jack-up drilling rig to undertake drilling services for ConocoPhillips, which entails drilling up to three wells offshore Sarawak, Malaysia, sometime in the first half of 2021.


Noble Corp. and Pacific Drilling to merge

Pro forma for the acquisition, Noble will own and operate a high specification fleet of 24 rigs, with 11 drillships, 1 semisubmersible, and 12 jackups.